Monday, January 4, 2010

Eat well...lose weight...the healthy way!

So glad to be a part of McKinney Boot Camps and proud of all of your hard work!!

Let's work together to make this the best year for your health and fitness. If you are just joining us, get ready to: feel better, have more energy, define your muscle and lose inches!

I found this recipe and tried it over the holidays...perfect for a cold day - and I love anything that cooks itself in the crock pot all day! This is healthy, cheap and easy to make, and full of protein...

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice
Makes 10 cups
Time to cook - 7 hrs

1 lb dried red beans
3/4 lb smoked turkey sausage, thinly sliced
3 celery ribs, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 sweet onion, chopped
3 Garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp Creole seasoning
Hot cooked long-grain rich (go for the brown rice)
Garnish: finely chopped green onions, finely chopped red onion

1)Combine first 8 ingrediants and 7 cups water in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on High 7 hrs or until beans are tender

That's it! Here is the nutritional info:
Per Cup (w/ 1 cup rice)
Calories - 407
Fat - 2.1g
Protein - 19g
Carb 77.1g
Fiber -11.7g
Iron - 5.8m

Remember - if you are a current client of McKinney Boot Camps - and refer a friend that joins us, you will get 3 free boot camp sessions!


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